Director of Community Organizing
Aydé Avila oversees the Community Organizing team as the Director of Community Organizing. She is passionate about working with underrepresented and at risk communities. She engages them in difficult discussions that affect their children’s education on a daily basis to ensure they have a voice on these issues so their children can receive the quality education they deserve. Aydé is originally from Chihuahua, México and has a broad understanding of international educational systems. Prior to joining RISE, Aydé worked 16 years for Aurora Public Schools in multiple departments. She was also a parent of APS students for over seven years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and her Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix.